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Summer’s long skinny scarf has evolved for fall into pretty bow-tied blouses. Some are large, and some are small. Some are part of the dress or blouse, but more often they have become a separate accessory that can dress up a simple shirt creating a more feminine allure. The idea of adding drama to a simple top has also spawned more accessory ideas, from elaborate collars to fancy cuffs.

1. Fifi/Paris Retail 2. Catherine Osti

A touch of red, a bit of black and classic plaids give fashion momentum to a holiday mood

3. Larisa Lobanoava 4. Anne Fontaine

From daytime casual to romantic ruffles, a black ribbon or scarf ties at the collar and adds a little “je n’ai sais quoi”

5. Milan Street/IMAXtree 6. TopShop/London Retail

No patience to tie the perfect bow? Just get the pre-tied fabric bow necklace that will fit around every collar

7. Anne Fontaine/Paris Retail 8. Anne Fontaine/Paris Retail

Feathers, fur and frills up the glam factor

9. Anne Fontaine/Paris Retail 10. TopShop/London Retail

Easy collar necklaces can add a touch of glam to any shirt

10. Catherine Osti

All black mystery fashions get intensified with an elaborate ruffled collar and pleated cuffs